Melampy, Phillips Lead Bears Past Springfield

Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips

NEW LONDON, Conn. – Mike Melampy and Jack Phillips each won their singles matches and teamed to win at  #3 doubles leading Coast Guard to a 5-4 win over Springfield in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match.

Melampy and Phillips posted an 8-3 win at #3 doubles while seniors Mark Guentert and Weston Fortna were 8-2 winners at #1 doubles as the Bears won two of the three doubles matches.

In singles action, John Hu was a 6-0, 6-4 winner at #4, Melampy won 6-4, 6-3 at #5 and Phillips posted a 6-3, 6-2 win at #6 for the Bears. The Phillips win at #6 clinched the match as the Bears took a 5-1 lead.

Coast Guard improved to 8-4 overall and 2-0 in NEWMAC play while Springfield dropped to 6-5 overall and 1-2 in the conference.

The Bears are back in action on Saturday at MIT in a NEWMAC match at 1:00.

COAST GUARD 5, SPRINGFIELD 4

SINGLES

#1 – Tanner DeVarennes (S) def. Tom Hackett, 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 10-4
#2 – Alex Romaine (S) def. Robert Renfrow, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4
#3 – Court Honda (S) def. Weston Fortna, 6-0, 2-6, 6-4
#4 – John Hu (CG) def. Justin Danielewicz, 6-0, 6-4
#5 – Mike Melampy (CG) def. Kyle Beynor, 6-4, 6-3
#6 – Jack Phillips (CG) def. Cameron Grant, 6-3, 6-2

DOUBLES

#1 – Mark Guentert/Fortna (CG) def. DeVarennes/Danielewicz, 8-2
#2 – Romaine/Honda (S) def. Benson Errington/Hackett, 8-3
#3—Melampy/Phillips (CG) def. Beynor/Grant, 8-3